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‘We’ve become the substitute state hospital’: Four years later, Sedgwick County still calling for state mental health hospital

For decades, the Sedgwick County Jail has been overcrowded.  A federal lawsuit in 1986 that capped the jail population and required a plan to deal with overcrowding at the facility was only the start. Since, multiple expansions and facilities have been built in an attempt to alleviate the numbers.  But throughout 2021, the jail continued […]